New Album: “Dance DJ*” (*Didgeridoo Journey)

Electric Earth Music

The pandemic has given me lots of time to make music in the peace and quiet of my off-grid studio, but put a lot of obstacles between my music and its audience. Not only have all of the gigs been canceled, but because all of the libraries and cafes are closed, I can only access the internet in my car, when I’m parked in front of the closed library in town. It’s awkward and uncomfortable with the laptop propped up on the steering wheel, and the connection is slow, so working online has become even more tiresome than before, and I can only handle so much web-work on my weekly trips to town.

A couple of weeks ago I got it together to release a new digital album of didgeridoo solos at my bandcamp site. I really want people to hear what I sound like live these days. I’ve played…

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Author: john hardin

Artist bio: The writer in me says: “Don’t tell them who you are, show them what you do.” The artist in me says: “It must be strong, simple, bold, yet rich with detail, but above all, original.” The filmmaker in me says: “We need to contextualize your work by weaving the roots of the Psychedelic Revolution, the Environmental Movement, Gaia Theory, Future Primitivism and musical influences from Iannis Xenakis to Bart Hopkin into a narrative that portrays an iconoclast's struggle for cultural relevance from the forested hinterlands of rural Northern California within the greater post-industrial, post-post-modern, post-reality mind-fuck of the 21st Century.” The critic in me says: “Will that guy ever shut up?” The comedian in me says: “It has to make me laugh at least once.” The engineer in me says: “Don’t forget to tell them that you do it all off-grid, with solar power, using recycled materials.” And the improvisational musician in me says: “Cut! Great job everybody!”

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